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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: Gold Run #1 Mining Plan of Operations

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Medford
Resource Area: Grants Pass
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M070-2013-004-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 6/04/2014
Summary: This Decision Record approves the Gold Run No. 1 Mining Plan of Operation on 2 acres of BLM managed lands. The acitivies of this Decision Record are analyzed under the Gold Run No. 1 Mining Plan of Operation.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 6/05/2014
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 7/05/2014
Contact: Ferris Fisher
Contact Phone: 541-471-6639
Program Areas: Minerals
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M070-2013-004-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 7/03/2013
Summary: The Grants Pass Resource Area has completed the Environmental Assessment (EA) (#DOI-BLM-OR-M070-2013-004 EA) for the Gold Run #1 Mining Plan of Operations. This EA discloses the environmental effects of the Proposed Action (Alternative 2) and No Action Alternative (Alternative I). The Mining Plan was submitted pursuant to the 43 CFR 3809 surface management regulations. It is the responsibility of the BLM to ensure that this Plan conforms to the provisions of the 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 3809 surface management regulations and to ensure that the Plan does not cause unnecessary or undue degradation of the public lands, as defined at (43 CFR 3809.5). The legal description of the Gold Run#1 mining claim is T. 32 S., R 4 W., Section 31, NWl/4, Willamette Meridian, Douglas County, Oregon. Approval of a mine Plan of Operation does not authorize the start of operations. The Proponent must obtain all necessary Federal and State permits before beginning mining activities. Additionally, they must-provide a reclamation bond sufficient to pay third party contractors for reclamation of the must-provide a reclamation bond sufficient to pay third party contractors for reclamation of the proposed disturbance (43 CFR 3809.412).
Public Review Start Date : 7/08/2013
Public Review End Date : 7/23/2013
Contact: Leah Scholfield
Contact Phone: 541-471-6504
Program Areas: Minerals